How to Upgrade Firmware of a u-blox GNSS Receiver

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Backup Device Settings

Updating the firmware will overwrite the device configuration. If you use stock settings or tweak just a few features then you can skip this step. If you have a highly configured receiver that you don’t want to manually configure again, read on.

Receiver configuration sub menu

Open the Receiver Configuration window. It’s under Tools.

Receiver configuration tool

We want to transfer from the receiver to a file. Give the configuration file an easy to remember name. Once complete, the receiver’s settings will be committed to the file.

Loading a configuration to a u-blox receiver

And just as easily, you can load a configuration file back onto the receiver. This is a handy tool for having a handful of different configurations or if you have a batch of receivers that all need to have the same settings applied.